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Mar 26 2013

How did the Israelites determine if a prophet was from God?

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A prophet was a person who was speaking for God, in other words, “thus says the LORD.” Prophets were raised up by God (Deuteronomy 16:15) and empowered by God to communicate His purposes to the people. Prophets did not just speak of future events, it also included instructions, rebuking the leaders of the people as …

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Nov 27 2009

How do we know the Bible is the Word of God

All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness

As Christians, we don’t question whether the Bible is the Word of God.  Christians, however, should understand why we accept and believe it is.  Christians will say, if they are unable offer an explanation, “I believe by faith.”  Sure we believe by faith but God has never demanded that we believe in blind faith.  In …

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